Markeaton Park


Markeaton Park Launch Event

Sunday 26 July, 10am-4pm
Join us for a day jam-packed with things to see and do. Visit Furthest from the Sea’s Handmade Market, browse the stalls and listen to music from the stage in the Craft Village, have a go at Footgolf or brave the High Ropes and enjoy lots of family activities at Abzorbed’s Family Fun event. When it’s time to take a break then why not grab something scrummy to eat from the new Orangery café.

Download our new Markeaton Programme.

NEW Footgolf

Try the latest craze which replaces a golf ball with a football and a club with your foot! Find out more and book at

Prices: £5 a round for 9 holes, play a further 9 holes for only £1.

NEW High Ropes

Brave the heights of our latest attraction next to the Mundy Play Centre. For prices, opening times and to book visit Closer to the Edge.

Outdoor Theatre Season

Visit the Craft Village for a special season of al fresco theatre.

Oddsocks -Twelfth Night
Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 July

Babbling Vagabonds
Rumple-Trumpy Bum and Other Cheeky Chappies
Thursday 6 to Saturday 9 August

To book visit Derby Live

How do I get to Markeaton Park?

By foot

The main entrances to the park are near Markeaton traffic island and at Markeaton Lane. You can also walk to the park through walkways all around the park - there are a number of paths along Kedleston Road.

By bike

The park is on cycle route 66 which runs near the east side of the park. It links up to the National cycle route 54. For more information on cycling, visit the Cycle Derby page.

By car

There are two car parks - the main car park, near the pitch and putt course, is accessible from Markeaton Island, DE22 4AA. It has a 2m height restriction. The other car park, near the Mundy Play Centre, is accessible from Markeaton Lane, DE22 4NH.

Parking costs £1.70 for up to two hours, £3.00 for up to four hours and £4.00 for over four hours.

If you are disabled, parking is free when you display a Blue Badge. There are parking spaces available in both car parks, and you can also park near the walled gardens.

By bus

Markeaton Park is on the following bus routes : Swift, 5, 29, 90, 108, 202, Allestree Green and Blue.

For more information, telephone Traveline on: 0871 200 2233.

Opening times and prices

Please click Markeaton Park Price List from 1 April 2015. This also includes the parks facillities and contact information.








Contact details

Post address:
Community Leisure, Derby City Council, The Council House, Corporation Street, Derby, DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 640789
Minicom: 01332 640666

Markeaton Park, DE22 4NH